Marriage Equality

Articles

March 14, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz says so much time and energy have been devoted to debate over human sexuality, at the expense of other issues such as violence against women and climate change. With him at the CoGS meeting head table are Cynthia Haines-Turner, deputy prolocutor, and General Synod...

March 1, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A resolution before General Synod this summer to change the Anglican Church of Canada’s marriage canon to allow same-sex marriage is “not likely” to get the number of votes it needs from bishops, according to a statement sent by the House of Bishops to Council of...

January 22, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church’s Task Force on the Study of Marriage has mapped out its work for the next triennium.

The Task Force, at its recent first meeting, addressed its charge from Resolution A037from the 2015 General...

January 14, 2016

The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies, sent the following letter to deputies and alternate deputies concerning the actions taken by the Primates Meeting to impose consequences on the church for its actions on same-sex marriage.

January 15,...

January 13, 2016

A majority of Anglican primates Jan. 14 asked that the Episcopal Church, for a period of three years, “no longer represent us on ecumenical and interfaith bodies, should not be appointed or elected to an internal standing committee and that while participating in the internal bodies of the...

September 23, 2015

Commission members present their report to CoGS members (L to R): Stephen Martin, Canon Paul Jennings, Bishop Linda Nicholls, Patricia Bays, The Rev. Paul Friesen and Archbishop John Privett. Photo: André Forget

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada may want to look...

July 6, 2015

By: Ruth Meyers

La 78.ª Convención General (2015) autorizó tres liturgias que se usarán a partir del Adviento I de 2015.

“The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant” (Testimonio y bendición de un pacto de por vida)autorizado para usarse bajo la dirección y con el permiso del obispo que ejerce la...

July 6, 2015

By: Ruth Meyers

The 78th General Convention approved two marriage liturgies for trial use, along with a revision of the marriage canon, allowing same-sex couples to be married in The Episcopal Church beginning on First Sunday of Advent 2015, when both resolutions take effect.

Episcopal News Service and...

July 2, 2015

The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, in passing Resolutions A036 and A054, has made a significant change in the Church’s understanding of Christian marriage. As bishops of the Church, we must dissent from these actions.

We affirm Minority Report #1, which was...

June 29, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Four days after the U.S. Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land, the House of Bishops approved two new marriage liturgies for trial use and a canonical change to remove references to marriage as being between a man and a woman. The...

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